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Potato Chip Rock broken? Nah. Mayor's April Fools' gag goes viral – The San Diego Union-Tribune

April 1, 2017 3:50:00 pm | 0 Comments

To anyone who has seen the unnervingly thin Potato Chip Rock jutting into the air, Poway Mayor Steve Vaus’ announcement Saturday that the iconic formation had broken off seemed plausible, if not inevitable. Which is what made it a perfect April Fools’ Day joke. “It worked into people’s preconceived notions,” Vaus said. “It took off…

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Former Redlands High student to play pro tournament, wins essay contest – San Bernardino County Sun

April 1, 2017 3:27:30 pm | 0 Comments

Sheila James will receive her Bachelor’s Degree from Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia in December. Her areas of specialization are Health Science & Public Health; however, she has a great interest in writing. Sheila attended Warm Springs and Curtis Middle schools before seeking her high school diploma from Redlands High School. It was during…

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Galway Downs general plan initiation proceedings continued to June 6 – Valley News

April 1, 2017 3:12:00 pm | 0 Comments

The potential Riverside County Board of Supervisors decision to approve initiation proceedings for a general plan amendment which would transfer Galway Downs property from the Temecula Valley Wine Country’s Equestrian District Policy Area to the Winery District Policy Area has been postponed to June 6. The county supervisors voted 3-0, March 21, with Marion Ashley absent…

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Chopper rescues injured hang-glider near Ortega Highway in Lake Elsinore area – Press-Enterprise

April 1, 2017 2:44:00 pm | 0 Comments

Chopper rescues injured hang-glider near Ortega Highway in Lake Elsinore area An injured hang glider was rescued by helicopter near Lake Elsinore on Saturday, April 1. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters were alerted to the incident 1:44 p.m. Saturday, a news release states. The hang glider was reported at Main Divide Road south of Ortega Highway…

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With the 15 Freeway closure in Fontana, how's traffic? – San Bernardino County Sun

April 1, 2017 2:34:00 pm | 0 Comments

FONTANA >> Though a closure of the southbound lanes of the 15 Freeway in Fontana inconvenienced area businesses and passing motorists, traffic in the area was relatively light on Saturday. Even on the 215 in Devore, which officials had recommended as an alternative route to the 15, traffic did not appear to be particularly heavy,…

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Senior art show at University of Redlands runs through April 20 – Redlands Daily Facts

April 1, 2017 2:02:19 pm | 0 Comments

The University of Redlands’ annual senior art show, titled “Old and the Neue,” opened March 28 in the university’s Peppers Art Gallery and runs through April 20. The show features the final projects of University of Redlands seniors. The students were encouraged to choose their own direction for their pieces, making the show a collection…

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HEMET: Florida Ave. closed after traffic collision ruptures high-pressure gas main – Valley News

April 1, 2017 2:01:00 pm | 0 Comments

HEMET- A major roadway through Hemet was shut down for several hours after a vehicle crashed into a high-pressure, above-ground, main gas line. Florida Avenue between S. Western and S. Hamilton Avenues in Hemet was closed while firefighters and Southern California Gas Company crews worked to shut down the broken gas main. Within minutes of…

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Artists invited to apply for 38th annual Art, for Heaven's Sake show – Redlands Daily Facts

April 1, 2017 1:57:15 pm | 0 Comments

Artists are invited to submit applications for the 38th annual Art, for Heaven’s Sake show and sale to be held Oct. 13-15 at Redlands United Church of Christ, 168 Bellevue Ave. The show provides a showcase for artists to exhibit and sell work. The event begins with a gala reception Friday evening, including hors d’oeuvres…

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HEMET: Officer fires weapon during arrest, no injuries reported – Valley News

April 1, 2017 1:47:00 pm | 0 Comments

HEMET – A City of Hemet police officer fired his weapon while attempting to detain four subjects during an early morning disturbance call Thursday, March 30. The shooting, which occurred just after midnight, happened at the Sun Valley Estates mobile home park in the 1400 block of W. Florida Avenue in Hemet. Nobody was struck…

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Redlands Recreation Division offers beginning watercolor classes in April – Redlands Daily Facts

April 1, 2017 1:41:45 pm | 0 Comments

The city of Redlands Quality of Life Department’s Recreation Division offers a new month of beginning watercolor classes starting Tuesday. Redlands artist Cindy Sullivan will teach the step-by-step watercolor lessons. This month’s project is an 1895 Victorian-era farmhouse in Redlands. There is a choice of morning or evening classes. Morning classes meet 10 to 11:30…

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